PRACTICE DIRECTION 14A – WHO RECEIVES A COPY OF THE APPLICATION FORM FOR ORDERS IN PROCEEDINGS

PRACTICE DIRECTION 14A – WHO RECEIVES A COPY OF THE APPLICATION FORM FOR ORDERS IN PROCEEDINGS This Practice Direction supplements Part 14, rule 14.6(1)(b)(ii) of the Family Procedure Rules 2010

Contents of this Practice Direction
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Persons who receive copy of application form Para. 1.1

Persons who receive copy of application form

1.1

In relation to each type of proceedings in column 1 of the following table, column 2 sets out which persons are to receive a copy of the application form –

Proceeding for Who Receives a Copy of the Application Form
An adoption order (section 46 of the Act); or a section 84 order
  • Any appointed children's guardian, children and family reporter and reporting officer;
    the local authority to whom notice under section 44 (notice of intention to apply to adopt or apply for a section 84 order) has been given;
    the adoption agency which placed the child for adoption with the applicants;
    any other person directed by the court to receive a copy.
A placement order (section 21 of the Act); or an order varying a placement order (section 23 of the Act)
  • Each parent with parental responsibility for the child or guardian of the child;
    any appointed children's guardian, children and family reporter and reporting officer;
    any other person directed by the court to receive a copy.
An order revoking a placement order (section 24 of the Act)
  • Each parent with parental responsibility for the child or guardian of the child;
    any appointed children's guardian and children and family reporter;
    the local authority authorised by the placement order to place the child for adoption;
    any other person directed by the court to receive a copy.
A contact order (section 26 of the Act); an order varying or revoking a contact order (section 27 of the Act); an order permitting the child's name to be changed or the removal of the child from the United Kingdom (section 28(2) of the Act); a recovery order (section 41(2) of the Act); a contact order under section 51A(2)(a) of the Act; the making of an order prohibiting contact with the child under section 51A(2)(b) of the Act; the variation or revocation of an order under section 51A(2) of the Act in accordance with section 51B(1)(c) of the Act; a section 89 order; and a section 88 direction
  • All the parties;
    any appointed children's guardian and children and family reporter;
    any other person directed by the court to receive a copy.
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